beadsman

[n] - a person who is paid to pray for the soul of another
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beadsman

bedesman noun a person who is paid to pray for the soul of another
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Beadsman

• (n.) Alt. of Bedesman
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Beadsman

Bedesman, or beadsman (Med. Eng. bede, prayer, from O. Eng. biddan, to pray; literally `a man of prayer`) was generally a pensioner or almsman whose duty it was to pray for his benefactor. In Scotland there were public almsmen supported by the king and expected in return to pray for his welfare and that of the state. These men wore long blue gow.....
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beadsman

monk or almoner who prays for benefactor
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Beadsman

[horse] Beadsman (1855–1872) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. In a career that lasted from July 1857 to June 1858 he ran seven times and won five races. He was unbeaten as a three-year-old and recorded his most important success in the 1858 Epsom Derby . He was retired to stud at the end of the season and became a successful...
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